On this episode, the new Apple Podcasts Web player, do ratings for your show really matter? Why some platforms are great for some shows and not others, people downloading your back-catalogue is a thing, measuring podcast growth from your download data, and mean and median numbers! (With bonus insight into Android vs iOS) and so many other great insight!
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Quick Episode Summary
- :13 Intro
- 2:29 PROMO 1: Everything Everywhere Daily Podcast
- 2:58 Rob and Elsie convo!
- Apple now has an embed player for your podcast! The official Apple Podcasts Web embed player
- Do ratings for your podcast really matter?
- In case you are using Audio Hijack are running Big Sur and have an M1 Mac, get ready for a double reboot
- It seems that more than just your podcast link is broken with Stitcher
- You can now add RSS feeds to Google Podcasts!
- 23:58 PROMO 2: Dear Michelle
- Gaana numbers!
- You really don’t know how folks are consuming your show on platforms that you don’t know
- People downloading your back-catalogue is a thing
- Where does Apple pull the information from the “you might also like”?
- 34:58 Audio feedback, Alexa and falling asleep to The Feed
- What do you need to do first to uplevel your audio on your show
- You have permission to use a song on your show – how do you make sure it’s not pulled down?
- Using artificial voices to read your audience feedback!
- 49:52 Audio feedback – when you move away from Libsyn and then come back!
- Looks like another company is sending all kinds of emails to the podcasting community
- Yay! Now you get Rob’s stats via our The Feed newsletter!
- Best email of the week! The patent troll is officially dead
- What exactly is the Chrome user agent?
- 1:00:42 PROMO 3: Unreserved Wine Talk
- How to measure podcast growth through your download stats
- Mean and median numbers!
- iOS vs Android data conversation
- Where have we been?
- Where are we going?
Featured Podcast Promos + Audio
Thank you to Nick from MicMe for our awesome intro!
Podcasting Articles and Links mentioned by Rob and Elsie
- Our SpeakPipe Feedback page! Leave us feedback 🙂
- I analyzed 20 million Apple Podcasts star ratings. Here’s what I learned.
- Rogue Amoeba’s Apps Updated for M1 – With A Catch
- Google Podcasts on Android, iOS, and web now lets you add shows by RSS feed
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